Legal Bookkeeper

  • Permanent
  • Ref #7981AH
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Legal, Support
Employer Description

A well established law firm situated in Sandton. The firm practices in the following areas of law: Collections, Conveyancing, Evictions, Family Law, Litigation (Civil), Litigation (High Court), Litigation (Magistrates Court), Property Law

Job Description

Preparing pre-audit financial statements. Liaising with Auditors. Checking on and maintaining correct account balances. General accounting and performing key account management duties. Liaising with clients in respect of accounts, fees and fee structure. Representing the company to all potential clients and staff. Interviewing and employing new personnel. Training of staff. Monitoring and reporting on client satisfaction. Building and maintaining relationships with clients. Checking daily bank statements; compile payment list. Urgent payments; investigate shortfalls and over’s. Processing, capturing and paying weekly travelling. Invoicing; registrar post, working out department budgets. Working with Trust and Business accounts. Assisting with insurance claims. Preparation and processing of payments to doctors, sheriffs, advocates and all other creditor duties. Getting all documentation in order for auditors; fee books. Do control sheets and Journals. Opening new client accounts and creditor accounts; Bank Recons; Petty Cash; Load Payments; Journals; write offs; Issue of cheques. Resolve direct deposit queries. Documentation control and filing. Dealing with doctor and advocate queries. Dealing with debtors on a daily basis and collections, queries with creditors.


Relevant Bookkeeping/Accounting Qualifications are a strong advantage.


Meticulous working methods. Organized and efficient. Proven track record within Legal Bookkeeping.

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